Caprese Caesar Cocktail

Canadians favourite party day is July 1st, Canada Day!

Everyone’s kickoff to pool parties, frozen cocktails and backyard BBQs.

Parades, fireworks, block parties; every community has a different way to celebrate Canada’s birthday, but ladies… is there any better way to spend the long weekend than to treat ourselves to some wonderful local shopping, pampering at the spa and relaxing with Canada’s official cocktail: The Caesar!

Here’s a great recipe for our special day - Cheers!

Servings: 4 drinks

INGREDIENTS

Caprese Skewers:

  • 12 bocconcini balls or medallions

  • 12 fresh basil leaves

  • 12 cherry or grape tomatoes

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

For the Drinks:

  • Ice cubes

  • lemon wedges

  • celery salt

  • 6 oz vodka

  • 16 oz Mott’s Clamato Juice

  • 8 tsp Worcestershire sauce

  • 4 tsp hot sauce

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • salt & pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

Caprese Skewers:

  1. On 6” skewers, thread 3 bocconcini, 3 basil leaves, and 3 cherry tomatoes, repeating until skewer is full. Make one skewer per drink.

  2. Put skewers on a plate and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice

For Each Drink:

  1. Rim the glass with a lemon wedge

  2. Put celery salt on a saucer, and rotate the rim of the glass in the celery salt

  3. Add ice cubes to glass

  4. Add 1 ½ oz vodka, 4 oz clamato juice, 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce, ½ tsp hot sauce, ¼ tsp oregano, and salt and pepper.

  5. Stir and garnish with Caprese Skewers


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